Soul Survivor UK

Soul Survivor is a Christian organisation that runs events to encourage young people to live out a life of worship and see Jesus' love and grace impact them and their part of the world.

week a: who's coming?

week a: who's coming?

Check out who came to Week A 2014! 

The first few are our very special Soul Survivor hosts... they loved seeing you all!

your hosts

andy croft

Andy Croft

Andy is Associate Director of Soul Survivor and one of the pastors at Soul Survivor Watford. He studied Theology at Cambridge Uni (so is very clever), has written a book and does a fair bit of speaking too. He also heads up ‘Soul 61’, the Soul Survivor course for emerging leaders and is married to our very own Beth!



mike pilavachi

Mike Pilavachi

Mike keeps himself busy by competing with his friends over anything from a game of tennis to who has the most friends on Facebook or who can eat the most chillies. Oh yeah and he set up this thing called Soul Survivor, pastors a church called Soul Survivor Watford, speaks at churches and events around the world and writes books.



ali martin

Ali is on the leadership team at Soul Survivor and Soul Survivor Watford. She is passionate about helping people be the best communicators they can be and is this year hosting our Bite Size stream that will be introducing some brilliant new speakers to you. Ali is married to Aussie Joel and they have two children - Will & Esther. 

the worship leaders

beth croft

Beth Croft heads up worship at Soul Survivor and our associated church Soul Survivor Watford. She has been leading worship at our events for a number of years and has written songs including "Arms of grace" and "Kingdom come". Her very first album comes out while we're at Week A so get your hands on a copy in the ToolShed! Beth is passionate about the local church and equipping young worship leaders. She is married to Andy who is one of our event hosts.


tom smith

Tom heads up the worship team at Holy Trinity Brompton in the heart of London and is part of Worship Central which is led by Tim Hughes. Tom is married to Susi and his songs include ‘Let It Be Known’ & 'Awesome Is He’. 

the speakers

As well as Mike, Ali & Andy, we had a great team of speakers for 2014! Check out the list below, if you were there, let us know which topics you enjoyed via our questionnaire and we'll post 2015 speakers early next year.

Jason Ballard

Sinead Bryan

Ben Cook

Lydia Corbett

Tamsin & Nick Evans

Fiona Green

Ian Henderson

David Hilborn

Jonathan Jeffes

Chris Lane

Eddie Lyle

Rich Miles

Jeannie Morgan

Freddie Pimm

Kiera Phyo

Patrick Regan

Mark Ritchie

Matt Summerfield

Yanah Nightingale

Bob Wallington

Arianna Walker

Archbishop Justin Welby

David Westlake

Ali will also be hosting a whole new stream called Bite Size which will be 15 minute talks from brand new speakers!


We looked at loads of different topics as we explored what it means to follow Jesus in all areas of our lives. The Soul Talks included things like:


Anoerexia, self-harm and addiction

Understanding the tough bits of the Bible




Growing in times of pain









Preparing for uni


Sex & Sexuality

Social media


back to 'week a'...

latest news

Happy Christmas!


Here's our take on the John Lewis Christmas advert to help get you in a festive mood!

Naturally Supernatural 2015


We're so excited that John & Ele Mumford and Bob & Penny Fulton will be joining Mike & Andy for Naturally Supernatural!

Youth leader?


The early bird booking deadline for the SoulNet Retreat is coming up! Book on before 1st December to get the cheaper rate. There are also discounts available for booking whole villas (for up to six people).

Soul Survivor Scotland 2015


We’re very excited to announce that Soul Survivor Scotland will be happening again from 1st – 5th August 2015!

SoulNet Retreat


We're excited to announce that Krish Kandiah will be joining us at the SoulNet Retreat from 30 January to 1 February at Center Parcs Sherwood Forest!

Bible In One Year


We're excited to journey through the Bible together this year. Keep a look out each day for new videos.

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